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  • ConEmu icon

    ConEmu

    Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features. Initially, the...

    Open Source Windows

    • ConEmu is not a shell, and PowerShell is not a console emulator. I suppose you could argue that PowerShell ISE sort-of is, but that's not the /point/ of PowerShell ISE, so... SamBAug 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Cygwin

    Cygwin is a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows. Cygwin provides native integration of Windows-based applications, data, and other...

    Open Source Windows

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    KiTTY

    What is KiTTY ? KiTTY is a fork from version 0.69 of PuTTY, the best telnet / SSH client in the world. KiTTY is only designed for the Microsoft Windows platform. For...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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    MinGW

    MinGW ("Minimalistic GNU for Windows") is a port of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) and GNU Binutils. It provides a complete Open Source programming toolset...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    MSYS2

    Description MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with...

    Open Source Windows

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    Console

    Console is a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued Last Update: 2013-06-12. Forked alternative: http://alternativeto.net/software/consolez/
  • gow

    Gow (Gnu On Windows) is the lightweight alternative to Cygwin. It uses a convenient Windows installer that installs about 130 extremely useful open source UNIX...

    Open Source Windows

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    mintty

    Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin that is based on code from PuTTY 0.60 by Simon Tatham and team. It can be downloaded from the main site or it can be...

    Open Source Windows

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    TCC/LE

    The most powerful Windows console command line tools and batch scripting solution available. Create batch file commands and Windows batch files that you can use every...

    Freemium Windows

  • PASH

    PowerShell open source reimplementation for "others" (Mac, Linux, Solaris, etc...) and Windows (including Windows Mobile and Windows CE).

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Windows Mobile Solaris